Poll: The State of Beverage Alcohol Business in 2021

As part of our ongoing tracking of the industry, the Beverage Information Group (our sister data team) surveys our readers quarterly, collecting trends/sentiment data from alcohol distributors, on-premise and off-premise operators.

For our second quarter 2021 survey, conducted in May, respondents were settling into the new normal as consumers got vaccinated and more cities opened up. The retailers were more satisfied with business based on current conditions, but the restaurants were more satisfied based on a one to two year outlook.

Below are some of the highlights from the survey responses:

For more information about our beverage reader surveys and for pricing information about adding questions to upcoming surveys, contact Debbie Rittenberg at drittenberg@epgmediallc.com.

Melissa Dowling is editor of Cheers magazine, our on-premise sister publication. Contact her at mdowling@epgmediallc.com, and listen to her recent podcast, American Whiskey Trends with Maggie Kimberl.



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